Kew Youth Hostel & Backpackers

Address: 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Museum Africa.
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Grade Ten Camp

A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 28, 2014

... Joining with another group to make eight, my dismay was apparent when a dodgey bivy was built, and my place allocated as right underneath the gap between the two tarps, as the thunder was ringing in the hills. The camp sights during the course of the week were all on the river and this first one was particularly nice, with a little waterfall and all. Luckily it didn't rain so my position under the crack wasn't compromised.

Johannesburg, gateway to Africa

A travel blog entry by goodner on Jul 15, 2014

1 comment, 44 photos

... using one of the port-o-potties that serve 25 - 50 families, which are cleaned only twice a week; sweeping out the dirt floors of their homes; talking with one another, and watching us, some of the many tourist visitors. All four of the Goodners were immeasurably uncomfortable (as I believe were most of the other visitors) in the first 15 - 30 minutes of our "tour." Sam Jackson (the most sensitive member of our family) was probably the most visibly unsure ...

My Zen

A travel blog entry by jrovensky on Mar 14, 2014

102 photos

... just a snapshot of who and what I saw, I thought the 700 odd pictures might be too much. I apologize in advance for blurry pics, by the end of it my family was tired of being Rock stars! LOL

My family and new friends are all amazing. Very wonderful, loving people and very accommodating of my needs. To each of them I say thank you and I love you.


To the airport

A travel blog entry by ver0nica on Jun 21, 2012

... which came with a delicious tomato sauce. It also came with a breadroll and cheese and a shrimpsalad and a delicious custard pudding.
The blanket was also really warm and cosy and comfortable, The sitting just took it's toll after a while. The breakfast was also nice with another breadroll, yogurt and a warm muschroom, scrambeled egg, and tomato foil.
We arrived at Frankfurt, tired, at around 05:00. Great landing.

Abhorrent Apartheid

A travel blog entry by binni on Apr 25, 2012

5 photos

... the cities and into townships.

Anyways, so what I’m saying is, these normal people, with university degrees and many in caring type professions, who presumably loved Biltong but their children and spouses even more ended up thinking that segregating blacks and whites and in doing so, stripping black people of pretty much all of of their freedoms was okay. The combination of social constructs, greed, power and ignorance can be a frighteningly powerful and dangerous force ...

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